It’s creepy and it’s kooky, mysterious and spooky, it’s Milton’s “Haunted House on the Hill” and it has become a must-see attraction each October.
Alpharetta's Fall tradition of decorating downtown with scarecrows is back with more than 100 displays set up around the city.
After months of — well almost nothing, Johns Creek residents can gear up for some special events coming to the city in the next two months.
Cambridge Theatre will debut a new production Oct. 24 featuring a unique, outdoor performance under the troupe’s new Theatre Director, Cory Kelley.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The Forsyth County Fire Department is asking all county students to submit a fire safety video up to 60 seconds in length on any fire safety message.
The new Publix location at Matt Town Center in northwest Forsyth County opened its doors Oct. 10. The 48,000-square-foot store is located at the intersection of Ga. 369 and Bannister Road.
Research on America’s first six months battling the coronavirus has doctors and mental health experts alarmed. It shows dramatic increases in domestic violence, substance abuse, depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts for women.
It is a message often heard and always understood — distracted driving endangers all on the road — but sometimes we need a reminder. That is the message behind a new campaign from Molly Welch, an Alpharetta native and founder of distracted driving awareness group A Second Later.
NORTH FULTON, Ga. — North Point Community Church will hold a book drive Oct. 8-11 to benefit underserved students within the Fulton County School District. Collection bins will be available to drop off new and gently used children’s books outside the church at 4350 North Point Parkway in Alp…
A group of area students is bridging the gap between teenagers and community service.
ACT1 Theater will host two free productions of “An Evening with Shakespeare & Friends” this Friday and Saturday at Wills Park.
The widening wealth gap creates a financial minefield for the unemployed and working poor fraught with economic pitfalls. And for many, the COVID-19 pandemic has only made those hurdles harder to overcome.
The sanctuary walls of St. James United Methodist Church have stood the test of time for 153 years.
Every second took on life-or-death consequence when Nicole Tetreault collapsed in a local gym last month. But a team of residents stepped up to save the 37-year-old Alpharetta woman’s life when she suddenly went into a cardiac arrest while working out at an Orangetheory Fitness center.
American Legion Post No. 307 has invited all Forsyth County high school students to compete in the 2021 Annual American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program.
Five new physicians have joined the Northside Hospital network in Cumming, Alpharetta and Sandy Springs.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Winning an international beauty pageant while remaining diligently involved in an array of children’s charity projects is no easy task.
Food banks across the state have seen a 40 percent increase in demand over the past six months, according to officials from statewide relief organizations. The need for supplies has skyrocketed as unemployment remains high and coronavirus has restricted access to school lunches and other programs that ordinarily provide meals for children.
In the wake of the COVID-19 storm that swept through Fulton County were the tens of thousands of students who relied on their schools to provide the bulk of their meals.
MILTON, Ga. — The City of Milton and the LRJ Foundation joined forces to host a mental wellness webinar Sept. 10, World Suicide Prevention Day. It was the second year the city has partnered with a mental wellness organization for a similar event.
While families adjust to a less than traditional school year, the Autrey Mill Nature Preserve is creating more activities to educate and entertain the community.
NORTH FULTON, Ga. — In the wake of the COVID-19 storm that swept through Fulton County were the tens of thousands of students who relied on their schools to provide the bulk of their meals.
Reagan Berube and Zoe Johnson, 7th graders at Northwestern Middle School, and members of Girl Scout Troop 14471 recently completed their Silver Award project by constructing a little library at the Broadwell Pavilion. Books for the library were donated by the Six Hills subdivision in Milton.
The effects of the coronavirus pandemic on daily life has spared no one, and Cambridge High School senior Ashley Cotsman knows she has been impacted far less than most.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — In normal times, Family Promise of North Fulton/DeKalb is an unusual operation.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — FurKids’ new van will be significant for many, for those with four legs transported from kill shelters to the organization’s new headquarters off Union Hill Road, for all the people who care for and adopt those new companions. Emblazoned on the sides of this new van is …
MILTON, Ga. — Cambridge Theatre will host its Paint Recycling Fundraiser Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school’s front parking lot. Socially distanced drop-off stations will in place and masks and gloves will be worn by those accepting paint.
North Fulton Community Charities Food Pantry is back in operation with modified in-store service to those in need.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Mansions at Alpharetta Assisted Living & Memory Care will host a virtual bingo night Friday, Aug. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m.
ROSWELL, Ga. — The Roswell North Elementary School Foundation has announced its inaugural Golf Fore RNEF Classic, to be held Monday, August 31 at Brookfield Country Club. The event is set to kick off fundraising efforts for the 2020-2021 school year at Roswell North Elementary, now in its 11…
A Gwinnett County high school senior has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship as one of the first recipients of the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame Scholarship program.
Business at Milton's Painted Horse Winery has been steady, but some legal headaches come with being the first farm winery in the area.
“So far, the dog park community has done a very good job of maintaining social distance,” Dunwoody Parks and Recreation Director Brent Walker said.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Wellstar North Fulton Hospital in Roswell was one of eight hospitals in Georgia named to Newsweek’s annual list of Best Maternity Hospitals for 2020.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — Dozens of people gathered in Sandy Springs July 14 in a demonstration to pressure Fulton County Schools to mandate face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Alpharetta and Old Milton County Historical Society President Pat Miller remembers walking through Old Big Creek Cemetery as a child with her father.
“My concern as a behavioral health provider is that this is a behavioral health pandemic as well as a biological pandemic."
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Delta Community Credit Union, Georgia’s largest credit union with $6.8 billion in assets, is accepting applications for its 2021 Philanthropic Fund grant program.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell wants to hear from its citizens on the city’s future.The city is in the public input stage of its 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The comprehensive plan is a high-level planning document that seeks to unify the direction and policy of economic development, housing, transporta…
For teens populating foster care, the graduation rate is close to 50 percent, and only 6 to 8 percent of those students graduate on time.
Three residents of Jesse’s House, a Cumming-based emergency children’s shelter, have gone against the grain.